Elizabeth Peterson

Elizabeth Peterson currently lives and loves in Kentucky, where her husband Joel recently graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary. She spent most of her adult life until 2011 living in three different countries in Muslim Africa. Living as a follower of Jesus among Muslims has radically shaped how she understands and writes about her faith and her life. She is the mother of three young children. She loves to paint, write, go to public libraries after living without them for far too long, engage with women from other places and other faiths, and dream about what life after seminary might look like. She has a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and Intercultural Studies and an undergrad degree in Bible and Biblical Languages.

Observing Advent as a Family

Posted on November 25, 2015

In less than a week, Advent will begin. Pinterest boards and blogs overflow with beautiful, meaningful ways to celebrate Advent. Truthfully when I look at some plans that other parents can implement with their kids, I’m overwhelmed. Dinner at my house usually involves three little kids, lots of food on the floor, at least one…

Can I Watch you Pray?

Posted on March 5, 2015

I remember so clearly the day that my neighbor Asha walked in to my entry way, depositing her headscarf on one of the long, yellow cushions lining the floor that served as my couch and asked what I wanted her to do. She had approached me the very first night I had arrived in my…